FREDERICK R. "FRED" ELLIS
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Frederick R. Ellis, 72, Henderson, Kentucky, died at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky.
He was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church. He was retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 38 years of service. He also was a well-known Taxidermist for more than 30 years and an avid hunter and fisherman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick O. Ellis and Carolyn M. Elmeier; and one brother, William Melton.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Charlotte Ellis; one daughter, Carolyn Ellis of Henderson, Kentucky; one sister, Bertha Nicholson of Henderson, Kentucky; nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home in Henderson, Kentucky. The Reverend Ted Burke will officiate. Private burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Chapel Hill United Methodist Church Ministries in Henderson, Kentucky.
Published in Courier Press on Apr. 12, 2013